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Financial Adviser: 5 Reasons Why Globe Telecom Climbed Almost 60% Since May Despite Overall Stock Market Slump

Will the stock continue to go up and keep its upward momentum towards Php2,500 historical target?

Three months ago, the Philippine stock market seemed to have bottomed out when the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) Index recovered from its 52-week low at 6,900-level, but the rally failed to sustain after gaining 13 percent in September.The PSE Index, from there ...

by Henry Ong  | October 09, 2018 11:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 Worst Performing Blue Chip Stocks and How to Profit From Them

Stocks that have tumbled the most have the highest potential of providing huge returns when they recover

Contrarians love to say that there is a good chance you can make big money when you do what is not popular in the market, but it’s not always easy to buy stocks when the rest of the world is selling.The PSE ...

by Henry Ong  | October 02, 2018 03:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 Ways to Survive and Make Money from a Falling Stock Market

What comes down will soon go back up

There is a saying that you make most of your money in a bear market, but you just don’t realize it at the time.But in a stock market that has been falling for more than seven months now, it is difficult to ...

by Henry Ong  | September 25, 2018 05:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 Things to Know About San Miguel Food and Beverage's Follow-On Offering and How to Profit from It

SMFB's parent company San Miguel Corp. plans to sell up to one billion shares or 17% of SMFB

The share price of San Miguel Food and Beverage (SMFB) has gained as much as 96 percent this year from Php53 per share at the start of the year to as high as Php104 recently.The consistent rise of the stock, despite a ...

by Henry Ong  | September 11, 2018 09:00:00
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Virtual Stock Trading Platform Eyes Brokerage License, Aims to Boost Market Players From 0.8M to 10M

After attracting 230K users, Investagrams' millennial founders aim for a much bigger goal

The millennial founders of Investagrams, a virtual stock market trading and learning platform that quickly built up its membership to 230,000 users three years after launch, want to turn the fintech startup into a stock brokerage that would execute clients’ trades for ...

by Roel Landingin  | September 03, 2018 02:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 Speculative Stocks That Gained Up to 152% in Just 30 Trading Days

Caution: you need to have the skills, patience and right mindset to speculate

The absence of foreign buying in the local front during the massive correction in the stock market this year seemed to have encouraged retail investors to focus on speculative stocks.While the PSE Index may have bottomed out at 6,929 recently, the market ...

by Henry Ong  | August 14, 2018 02:00:00
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How Many of PH's Listed Companies are Still Family Firms?

An AIM study found that companies owned and managed by families still abound even after going public

Maria Elena “Maya” Herrera, chairperson of the Asian Institute of Management Department of Strategic Management, says that about 120 of the PSE’s 275 listed firms could be considered family corporations based on several ownership and governance indicatorsIn theory, the reason companies list ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | August 07, 2018 01:00:00
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Only 3% of Filipino Adults Invest in Bonds, Funds and Stocks, Says BSP

Those without investments cite unemployment as the main reason

Attend any financial wellness seminar or read any article on growing wealth, and one of the first concepts promoted is the difference between saving and investing. While saving money allows it to be stored and accessed easily, investing money allows it to ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | August 02, 2018 08:00:00
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Is It Over Yet? Comparing the Current Bear Market With Past Slumps

A look back at the recent past as share prices recover slightly from year's year-to-date lows

The Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi), the benchmark for local share prices, has recovered slightly since falling by more than 20 percent to the year’s lowest in late June.Since June 26, when it hit 6,926.86, the lowest for 2018 so far, the ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | July 13, 2018 08:00:00
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Only 24 Years Old, This Full-Time Stock Trader Manages a Multi-Million-Peso Portfolio

Rafael Roces shares his experiences, insights and scars from his year-and-a-half as a full-time stock trader

Rafael Roces talks during Inspire PH, a one-day conferene organized by Investagrams last AprilWhen it comes to people who actively invest in the stock market, one usually pictures older individuals who are years into their careers. Indeed, the 2017 Stock Market Investor ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | July 09, 2018 10:00:00
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Despite Market Slump, Fund Manager Predicts PSE Index Would Soar to 20,000 in Next Decade. Here's Why

Marvin Fausto, a co-founder of the Fund Managers Association of the Philippines, urges investors to focus on the long haul

The Philippine stock market is said to be in bear territory at the moment after falling by more than 20 percent from its peak in late January 2018. The recovery, when it comes, is seen to be subdued, characterized by prolonged sideways ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | June 28, 2018 04:00:00
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Which PH Blue-Chips Have Become More Affordable as the Stock Market Enters Bear Territory?

The PSE index’s fall to its lowest in 18 months may be worrisome for some but creates buying opportunities for others

Largely spooked by the continued weakness in the Philippine peso, which fell to a 12-year low earlier this week, the Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi) dropped two percent on Thursday, June 21, moving further into bearish territory.It closed at 7,098.15, the lowest ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | June 22, 2018 09:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 Things You Should Know About D.M. Wenceslao & Associates' IPO

Understand the business of DMW and how its growth prospects will help increase the value of your investment

Integrated property developer D.M. Wenceslao and Associates (PSE:DMW) is preparing for its initial public offering (IPO) this month. The company is raising up to Php8.15 billion by selling 679 million shares to the public, equivalent to 20 percent of its total equity ...

by Henry Ong  | June 19, 2018 09:00:00
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